A new series, something I’ve been thinking about doing for a while. I’m hardly the first to indulge in lists, top tens or otherwise, but I think it will be fun, and maybe spark some rival choices.
Thought I’d start with something that is just pure fun: the air guitar playlist. Those songs that make you want to imagine you are there on lead guitar, or playing a very rocking riff. An indulgence that is usually associated with consumption of beer. It can be pure air guitar, or maybe the use of a nearby implement: a tennis racket, broom handle, hockey stick, frying pan… the possibilities are endless. But all are worshipping the god of Rock. With a knowing smile. It is absurd, you know it is absurd, it is the whole point. Celebration, laughter, rock’n’roll.
Metal lends itself best to the practice, the concept. The riffs are huge and…
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